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EnVie Fitness For Women Appoints Kristina Simmons As Digital Marketing Manager »

March 31, 2015 at 11:54AM PDT | Source: EnVie Fitness for Women

March 31, 2015 // Franchising.com // WACO, Texas – EnVie Fitness for Women, a breakthrough concept in the women’s fitness industry, announces the appointment of Kristina Simmons as Digital Marketing Manager. The addition of Simmons to the marketing team signals a continued focus on growing the business and the momentum behind the EnVie brand, which has already opened its first two studios since launching its U.S. expansion plans last year.
In her new position, Simmons will oversee EnVie’s digital presence and generate member leads for both studios as well as franchise leads. She will assist in creating and organizing content for EnVie’s website and all of its social media channels. In addition, she will also facilitate online engagement with EnVie’s current client base, prospective clients and would-be franchisees to help reinforce and educate them about the EnVie brand...

Pancheros Grows Missouri Presence With Second Columbia Location »

March 31, 2015 at 11:49AM PDT | Source: Pancheros Mexican Grill
Pancheros Mexican Grill Opportunities Available

Columbia Location Celebrates Opening With $1 Burrito Event on April 7
March 31, 2015 // Franchising.com // CORALVILLE, Iowa – Pancheros Mexican Grill (www.pancheros.com), a fast-casual Mexican restaurant, welcomes Missouri fans to its newest location in Columbia. To celebrate the opening of Missouri’s second Pancheros restaurant, the new location will be hosting a $1 burrito event on April 7 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Pancheros’ menu offers a wide variety of mouthwatering selections including burritos, tacos and quesadillas with a choice of fresh cut, marinated grilled steak, slow-roasted, seasoned pork carnitas, chili-tamarind marinated chicken or season-marinated veggies. Each item is expertly crafted with fresh, delicious ingredients, then mixed together with the help of special plastic spatula, “Bob the Tool,” to ensure a uniform flavor in each bite...

North Dallas Staffing Firm Again Recognized As PrideStaff Office Of The Year »

March 31, 2015 at 11:45AM PDT | Source: PrideStaff

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 - The PrideStaff North Dallas office has been awarded the George A. Rogers Award for a second consecutive year. This honor is given annually to the PrideStaff office that has achieved the strongest results in revenue, growth, quality management and community involvement.
"Our team has been instrumental in our success," says Amy Linn, Co-Owner of PrideStaff North Dallas. Partner Julie Vicic agrees. "We are proud that the consistent dedication of our associates has led to North Dallas being honored as Office of the Year for two years in a row. We look forward to continued success serving job seekers and businesses in the North Dallas area for many years to come."
This is the fifteenth year that PrideStaff has awarded this prestigious national honor based on the overall success of the top office...

Entrepreneur Turns Painful Life Experiences Into Business Inspiration »

March 31, 2015 at 11:33AM PDT | Source: Caring Transitions
Caring Transitions Opportunities Available

After living through many hardships and major reconstructive surgery, Ron Brendahl is looking forward to making a difference with Caring Transitions Southeast Michigan
Howell, MI (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 - Ron Brendahl has lived an extremely rough life and now he’s looking forward to helping others have happier days through his new business, Caring Transitions of Southeast Michigan.
Caring Transitions is America’s largest resource specializing in managing relocations for seniors and busy families, as well as downsizing and estate liquidations. In addition to the organizing, packing and move oversight, Caring Transitions can handle on-site and online estate sales, liquidations, and preparing homes for market. Caring Transitions of Southeast Michigan serves Howell, Fenton, Holly, Highland, Commerce, Milford, New Hudson and the surrounding areas...

FASTSIGNS® Gears Up To Refresh A Bike Shop »

March 31, 2015 at 11:26AM PDT | Source: FASTSIGNS

CARROLLTON, Texas, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As brand identities evolve, companies and organizations need to update their signage and visual graphics. Bill's Bike and Run, an iconic part of the Idaho Falls, Idaho community since 1947, decided to combine a relocation with a visual communications makeover from FASTSIGNS® to better reflect the brand's mission and visually communicate their passion for biking.
"Visual graphics should be designed and implemented to engage and connect with the established customer base, and should position the company for future success with new clients," said Drue Townsend, Senior VP of Marketing for FASTSIGNS International, Inc.
While Bill's Bike and Run's new building was under construction, FASTSIGNS interpreted architectural drawings with elevations and superimposed sign and visual graphic designs on them to help plan for interior decor and wayfinding signage...

St. Louis Home Care Company Welcomes Jill Walsh, MSW, As Client Care Manager »

March 31, 2015 at 11:08AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

Jill Walsh, MSW, joins Home Care Assistance of St. Louis as Client Care Manager
March 31, 2015 // Franchising.com // St Louis, MO – Home Care Assistance of St Louis, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, welcomes Jill Walsh, MSW, to their team as a new Client Care Manager. As one of the Client Care Managers, Walsh’s role will largely focus on ensuring the provision of exceptional care to Home Care Assistance clients as well as company initiatives and programs such as Hospital to Home Care and the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™, an innovative approach to dementia care within the home setting. Walsh, who received her MSW from University of Missouri – St. Louis and BA from Fontbonne University, has made remarkable contributions to the local community throughout her career while simultaneously earning her graduate degree...

Elevation Burger Adds Organic Chicken To Menu »

March 31, 2015 at 10:56AM PDT | Source: Elevation Burger

Now the only national chain to serve exclusively organic chicken.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. - March 31, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Today, Elevation Burger, America’s first and largest organic burger chain, announced they are introducing organic chicken in all 50 domestic and international Elevation Burger restaurants. Elevation Burger is already the nation’s largest restaurant seller of organic beef. This move should soon make them America’s largest restaurant seller of organic chicken as well.
“We have always strived to provide the finest quality, best-tasting and healthiest products, and gaining USDA Organic Certification allows us to help ensure there is an adequate supply to meet the demand of these health-conscious consumers...

Russo’s Restaurants Fast-Tracks U.S., International Expansion »

March 31, 2015 at 10:44AM PDT | Source: Russo's New York Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen
Russo's New York Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen Opportunities Available

Houston-Based Italian Concepts Look Ahead to Next Phase, Will Showcase at Multi-Unit Franchising Conference
March 31, 2015 // Franchising.com // HOUSTON – Russo’s Restaurants, the family of dining concepts that includes Russo’s New York Pizzeria and Russo’s Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen, announced today plans to significantly enhance the brands’ U.S. and international presence for the remainder of 2015 and beyond amidst preparations for the 2015 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference.
David Martinez, Russo’s franchisee and multi-unit operator of three units with plans for a fourth, will be among the event’s session speakers. Martinez will help represent the brand as it kicks off 2015, which has included the opening of the company’s twenty-first Houston area location in Spring, Texas...

Fazoli’s Wins COEX Innovation Award For Feed The Children Partnership »

March 31, 2015 at 10:33AM PDT | Source: Fazoli's Restaurants

March 31, 2015 // Franchising.com // LEXINGTON, Ky. – Fazoli’s, America’s largest quick-service Italian restaurant chain, recently was awarded the COEX Innovation Award for Marketing/Service in recognition of its ongoing fundraising and food donations to Feed the Children. Since 2012, Fazoli’s has donated more than 12 tons of food to the childhood hunger relief charity and has raised nearly $200,000 in cash. View award video.
Fazoli’s raises money through the sale of a specialty Italian ice beverage called “Giving Grape,” the sale of coupon books and guest donations. The award specifically cited Fazoli’s Breadsticks For Hunger Tours, summertime street marketing campaigns in 22 cities. Each year, Breadstick Ambassadors distributed more than 150,000 Fazoli’s signature breadsticks hot from a food truck oven to increase awareness for childhood hunger and to generate contribution...

Kemberly Reis-Elbara Joins EXIT Realty In Melbourne »

March 31, 2015 at 10:25AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

Melbourne, Florida (Grassroots Newswire) March 27, 2015 - EXIT 1st Class Realty in Melbourne today announced the addition of Kemberly Reis-Elbara to its team of real estate professionals.
"We’re excited to welcome Kemberly to EXIT Realty," says Steve Nieroda, Broker/Owner of EXIT 1st Class Realty. "EXIT is growing and attracting quality business people like Kemberly each and every day."
About EXIT Realty
EXIT Realty is a proven real estate business model that supplies single-level residual income - for agents, security, stability and direction; for agents’ families, security in the form of beneficiary and retirement residuals. EXIT’s MIND-SET Training Systems offer the industry’s best hands-on, interactive sales training...

United Real Estate Announces 2014 Award Winners »

March 31, 2015 at 9:56AM PDT | Source: United Real Estate

March 31, 2015 // Franchising.com // KANSAS CITY, MO. - United® Real Estate, a fast-growing real estate and franchise operation company announces its’ 2014 year-end award recipients in numerous company, franchise and agent categories at its annual convention held in Dallas, TX. The company, which opened its first office in July 2011 and began franchising its’ brokerage concept in April 2013, continues to exponentially grow its agent count and transaction volume each month.
“The annual convention gives us an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the best and brightest agents and brokers,” said Peter Giese, President of United Real Estate. “The passion and commitment of our agents and brokers in unparalleled...

Huddle House: From Customer To Franchise Owner »

March 31, 2015 at 9:32AM PDT | Source: Huddle House
Huddle House Opportunities Available

After two decades as a regular, Barry Robinson opens his own Huddle House in Hahira, Ga.
March 31, 2015 // Franchising.com // HAHIRA, Ga. - For more than two decades, Barry Robinson would leave his office where he was vice president of the popular Harvey’s supermarket chain and walk across the street to eat at Huddle House. Earlier this month he fulfilled a lifelong entrepreneurial dream by opening his own Huddle House restaurant in his home community of Hahira, Ga.
“I liked it so much, I finally bought one,” said Robinson, a 42-year-veteran of the supermarket industry. “I’ve always wanted to have my own business and Huddle House made the most sense to me from both an entrepreneurial and a personal perspective...

Red Roof Inn® Racks Up Award Wins »

March 31, 2015 at 9:20AM PDT | Source: Red Roof Inn

March 31, 2015 // Franchising.com // Columbus, OH – More than its usual accolades, Red Roof Inn is receiving serious awards for its outstanding innovative digital program. The brand recently won not only a Platinum award but Best in Show, the highest honor, at the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) 58th annual Adrian Awards at the New York Marriott Marquis. Red Roof’s Digital Marketing campaign, Turning Flight Cancellations into Hotel Reservations – developed by agency 360i - wowed the judges and their lodging competitors, bringing them the coveted award. The brand also won awards for its Hispanic Radio: Turn up the volume campaign and Red Roof PLUS+ campaign and Truck Tour.
“HSMAI’s Best in Show award for Red Roof’s Turning Flight Cancellations into Hotel Reservations campaign was such an honor but also a reflection of the innovation of this program and Red Roof’s always progressive thinking around how we can best service our guests,” says Marina MacDonald, Chief Marketing Officer, Red Roof...

Pillar To Post Home Inspectors Named Among Top 50 Franchises By Franchise Business Review »

March 31, 2015 at 8:56AM PDT | Source: Pillar To Post - Professional Home Inspection

North America’s Largest Home Inspection Company Recognized for Franchisee Satisfaction
March 31, 2015 // Franchising.com // Tampa, Fla. - Pillar To Post Home Inspectors, North America’s largest home inspection company, received Franchise Business Review’s (FBR) 2015 Top 50 Franchisee Satisfaction Award. Pillar To Post President and CEO Dan Steward accepted the award at the recent 2015 International Franchise Association convention in Las Vegas along with Vice President of Franchise Field Support Charles Furlough and Vice President of Franchise Sales Brian Wieters.
Pillar To Post was recognized for its franchisee satisfaction as rated by the company’s franchisee partners. In September, FBR surveyed Pillar To Post franchisees through an online survey to rate the company in eight major categories; Training & Support, Franchise System, Leadership, Core Values, Franchise Community, Self-Evaluation, Financial Opportunity and General Satisfaction...

PrideStaff Thousand Oaks Earns PrideStaff’s "5 Star Award" »

March 31, 2015 at 8:50AM PDT | Source: PrideStaff

Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 - Daan and Nieke Renssen, Owners and Strategic-Partners of PrideStaff’s Thousand Oaks office, are proud to announce that PrideStaff Thousand Oaks is one of only four offices in the United States to receive the 5 Star Award for their 2014 performance from PrideStaff, Inc., a national staffing organization.
The 5 Star Award recognizes new offices with outstanding revenue growth within their first six months of operation. The award was received at the PrideStaff Annual Conference in Dallas, TX where PrideStaff Strategic-Partners from across the country come together to review results, share best practices, listen to world renowned speakers and receive training in a variety of fields related to owning and operating a full-service staffing firm...

Domino's® Introduces Ordering On Samsung Smart TVs »

March 31, 2015 at 8:43AM PDT | Source: Domino's Pizza

Latest Domino's AnyWare™ innovation makes for easy ordering during final basketball games.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/  - Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, is announcing yet another new digital ordering platform, just in time for college basketball's final games. Customers and basketball fans alike can now enjoy ordering via their Samsung Smart TV. This innovation is a part of Domino's AnyWare™, a new suite of technology that gives customers the ability to place an order in more ways and on more devices than ever before.
This marks the first time that Domino's ordering is available on any Smart TV. To utilize this new ordering feature, customers must have a Pizza Profile with a saved Easy Order™ or recent order, and a 2013 or newer Samsung Smart TV...

Good Times To Introduce All-Natural Bacon »

March 31, 2015 at 8:24AM PDT | Source: Good Times

Completes the All-Natural Protein Platform; No Added Nitrates, Antibiotic Free, Humanely Raised
GOLDEN, Colo. - March 31, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Good Times Restaurants Inc. (NASDAQ: GTIM), operator of Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard, a regional quick-service restaurant chain focused on fresh, high quality, all-natural products, today announced that it is introducing all natural, nitrate free bacon system-wide in all of its Good Times restaurants in April. The bacon has no added nitrates or hormones, is antibiotic free and meets standards for the humane treatment and raising of the animals.
Nick Biegel, Director of Product Development, said, “Our all natural brand positioning has helped propel dramatic sales increases at Good Times over the last three years...

Franchise Expert Allie T. Mallad Signs Exclusive Partnership Deal With Sunlighten Saunas »

March 31, 2015 at 8:13AM PDT | Source: Massage Green Spa

Allie T. Mallad, founder of Massage Green Spa, one of the nations fastest growing therapeutic spa franchises, partners with Sunlighten, manufacturer of the world's first and only smart saunas.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Massage Green Spa is embarking on a revolutionary business venture with Sunlighten, manufacturer of the world's first and only smart saunas to offer full spectrum infrared technology under the leadership of its Founder, President and CEO, Allie T. Mallad.
This new venture created by Mallad and Aaron Zack, CEO of Sunlighten, will make Massage Green Spa the first massage therapy franchise to incorporate full spectrum infrared saunas into its groundbreaking wellness plan programs. The use of full spectrum infrared saunas can help their clients to lower blood pressure, lose weight, improve concentration, release toxins, reduce stress, rejuvenate their cells and skin, and increase energy along with many other health benefits...

Sotheby's International Realty Brand Announces Launch Of 2015 Marketing Program »

March 31, 2015 at 8:04AM PDT | Source: Sotheby's International Realty

March 31, 2015 // Franchising.com // Madison, N.J. - Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced the launch of its 2015 marketing program designed to reach a global audience of qualified luxury real estate consumers.
At the core of the brand’s 2015 strategy are its relationships with preeminent media powerhouses in both the print and online arenas including: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Architectural Digest, Bloomberg, Dwell, Hong Kong Tatler, Financial Times and Google Digital Network. These relationships were developed to showcase unique properties from the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand’s 760 offices in 60 countries and territories through unique, media-rich advertising units that offer an immersive experience and position the brand in front of a relevant audience of luxury consumers worldwide...

Sir Grout Of Chicago Joins Million Dollar Club And Owner Earns Grout Man Of The Year Title »

March 31, 2015 at 8:00AM PDT | Source: Sir Grout

Sir Grout announces Sir Grout of Chicago to be a new member of its Million Dollar Club and names its owner, Dan Lundstedt, Grout Man of the Year.
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 - Each year, Sir Grout gathers each of its widespread franchise locations together in sunny Estero Beach, Florida for its annual meeting and award ceremony. The purpose of this reunion is to provide additional training, update the franchises on any changes within the company, and present awards to its franchises who have achieved noteworthy accomplishments in select categories, such as "Teamwork" and "Above & Beyond," during the past year. More information about this meeting of tile and grout expertscan be found on Sir Grout's blog.
This year, the Chicago location was Sir Grout's only franchise to win in two separate award categories by becoming a member of the "Million Dollar Club" and having Dan Lundstedt, its owner, receive the title of "Grout Man of the Year...



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